WHAT IS SPORTS NUTRITION?

  • The study of improving one’s athletic performance via nutrition and diet.
  • Nutrition is an integral part of sports training regimens.
  • Peak performance is only achieved with strict adherence to diet and specialized training.

 

Sports nutrition is the foundation of athletic success. It is a well-designed nutrition plan that allows active adults and athletes to perform at their best. It supplies the right food type, energy, nutrients, and fluids to keep the body well hydrated and functioning at peak levels. Sports nutrition is unique to each person and is planned according to individual goals. A sports nutrition diet may vary day to day, depending on specific energy demands.

Supplements Type

  • Energy Supplements
    • Used to enhance athletes’ ability to train by increasing energy
    • Ingredients may include caffeine, guarana, vitamin B12 and ginseng
  • Recovery Supplements
    • To be taken after training sessions to enhance muscle recovery
    • Contains amino acids and protein to promote cellular repair
  • Performance Enhancing Supplements
    • Supplements such as anabolic steroids are considered illegal
    • Known safe supplements are creatine and glutamine

Factors Considered

  • Type of activity
    • Aerobic
    • Anaerobic
  • Athlete specific
    • Gender
    • Weight
    • Height
    • BMI
  • Activity Stage
    • Pre-workout
    • Intro-workout
    • Recovery

THE AZE YOUR GAME VISION FOR NUTRITION

Our vision for nutrition for competitive athletes is that they have the fundamental foundation to perform at their best. If athletes do not know how to navigate the right clinical nutrition support, certain deficiencies in their overall human performance become affected, initially in small ways. We often hear athletes say, “If I can’t see a health issue, or don’t necessarily feel it, then there isn’t an issue.”

All great athletes’ bodies eventually compensate, even nutritionally. It is these compensations or subtle variants in the human body’s nutrition, which will, in due time, incrementally affect overall performance. With the environmental changes affecting our food sources, and athletes having more varying nutritional deficiencies, now more than ever is it the time for us to educate these athletes for them to be the best they possibly can be in their sport.

We are a team of clinical nutritionists that will take your game to the next level. Just like every athlete won’t work well with every coach, not every clinical nutritionist is for every athlete. We understand this and want to make sure you have a successful journey in your sports nutrition. In order for us to do this, we need you to take this survey to help us best guide you towards the best fit for your nutritional needs.